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Moments like these pack a punch

My mum would have been 65 today, but she is not. She is frozen in time at the age of 61. Death has stopped the clock of age. 663 more words

Lessons learned from my friend who is dying

Love, infinite love.

She is exactly that.

And as I sit here writing today, bittersweet feelings rush through my body. Feelings of grief and overwhelming sadness, but also of absolute joy and abundant love. 1,148 more words


Life, Here + Now

I keep talking about it “being summer,” which is a bit bonkers considering it’s still early May. (The wee panting kiddo we passed on yesterday’s trail wearing a “Happy 4th of July” tee certainly did not help my confusion either…) 371 more words


Questioning Beauty

Tonight at the health food store where I work, I had a random conversation with a stranger about chocolate (imagine me, imagine that). Her eyes were beautiful, her cheek bones piercing.  1,049 more words


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There is something magical about watching the light of a new day spread its fingers across the sky as the horizon changes from black to dusky pink to tangerine orange to glowing yellow.  316 more words


Being Present Amidst Pain

Pain. I thought I knew what that word meant. I had delivered three sons via caesarean. When my third son was born, I had a terrible cold, including a cough,. 623 more words

Gracious Living

this good echo

Each smallest act of kindness reverberates
across great distances and spans of time –
affecting lives unknown to the one whose generous spirit
was the source of this good echo.

~Dean Koontz